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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Tumbling Flower Beetle?

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greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

July 13, 2014
4:25 AM

Post #9892254

Is this some species of Tumbling Flower Beetle? If so, can anyone tell me which one? Thanks.
(referring to the beetles in the lower left and upper right portions of the photo)

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CatMint20906

CatMint20906
Silver Spring, MD
(Zone 7a)

July 13, 2014
6:03 AM

Post #9892300

Greenthumb, it sure looks like it with the pintail! Sorry I don't know which species.
Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

July 13, 2014
6:05 AM

Post #9892303

It is indeed a tumbling flower beetle, but I would hesitate to make a specific i.d. from this image - there are species in the genera Mordella and Mordellaria that can have similar appearances...

greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

July 13, 2014
6:19 AM

Post #9892325

Thanks Cat and Flap.

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